Shows the ways in which medical quacks dupe the consumer and the steps taken by local and federal agencies to protect the public. A young man grows concerned at his mother's fascination with a local alternative medicine practitioner. Skeptical of the practitioner's healing claims, he seeks confirmation of his beliefs from medical and public health professionals, and begins to conspire with them against his mother. Typical of medically motivated critiques of unconventional medicine, this film...
The story of Dave, an emotionally unstable adolescent who cannot accept that his girlfriend has quit going steady with him and the football coach has benched him, and how he loses control and gets into trouble. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Psychology
Correlation between social acceptability and successful adjustment and happiness of average adolescent. Emphasises responsibility of adults to provide adolescents with guidance in social skills. Mother's insecutiry and unfaborable attitude influences daughter's actions.
Adults must provide teenagers with guidance in social skills if they are to make a harmonious adjustment to social life. The mother and daughter in this film have far to go. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Gender roles, Psychology